PHCA Rental Registration

Please ensure you're in compliance:

According to the PHCA Rules Article II, Section 1C:

  • Long Term Rentals - Properties that are rented for a period of 60 days or more shall give the PHCA: the tenant contact information, GET number and the property management information if applicable.
  • Short Term Rentals - Properties that are rented for less than 60 days shall provide the PHCA with the property manager contact information, GET number and location of the PHCA poster. 

The information above is to be provided to the PHCA office via the registration process and the registration information is required to be kept current. Failure to do so will result in a $500 fine being charged to your account.

Online Registration

To Register - click here to fill out the form.

If your Registration Form is submitted successfully, you will see a page that says "Thank You" with a check mark. Please print the page for your records.
If you do not receive a confirmation, contact our office at (808) 826-6687.

Poster Required in Each Vacation Rental

Click here for a pdf of the PHCA poster and click here for a Word-format  version in case you have some additional information to add. For condo properties, feel free to adjust the parking and trash information as appropriate. The poster should be placed in a conspicuous location in the rental unit. 

State of Hawaii Requirements

The State of Hawaii requires that all transient accommodations (vacation rentals) comply with the following:

1. Rentals have a State Business License (BB-1), have a General Excise Tax (GET) number and Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) License from the Department of Taxation -

2. All advertisements include the Transient Accommodation (TA) registration number. 

3. Must have an on-island contact. If you manage the property yourself, you must have an on-island contact and the contact's name, phone number, and email must be either on the advertisement or provided to an occupant prior to occupying the unit. 

4. On-island contact's information must also be conspicuously posted at the property as well as your TA registration. 

If you have a property manager, that person must be a licensed broker/realtor on Kauai (with an office) to manage multiple owners' properties. 

Note: This is not a complete list of requirements. For more information click here.